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Gummy Bear Implants

Posted on: January 19th, 2015 by Rod Zickler No Comments

So what’s the big deal about these implants? Everybody knows that silicone implants are great. They were reintroduced to the American market in 2006 and have been very popular. So why change things?  The gel filler used in silicone implants allowed for round implants and let them deform with gravity to a soft somewhat breastlike […]


Silicone vs Saline Breast Implants made easy

Posted on: August 25th, 2014 by Rod Zickler No Comments

Saline implantshave been around forever, but became widely used after 1990 when the FDA began questioning the use of silicone implants. They have an identical shell as silicone implants, but the difference lies in the filling. As the name suggests they are filled with sterile IV solution (saline). The water in the solution has less […]


So what is Breast Implant capsule contracture ?

Posted on: July 28th, 2014 by Rod Zickler No Comments

Whenever anything is placed inside a healthy human, her body begins to build a protective covering around it. Since this covering encapsulates the implant, it is called a breast implant CAPSULE. Everyone who has a breast implant (hopefully two) has a matching scar capsule. Fortunately, most women never even know it’s there. Only about 10% […]


The skinny on fat transfer

Posted on: June 30th, 2014 by Rod Zickler No Comments

Is it true that you can take unwanted fat from your hips and turn it into bigger breast size? The answer is a stunning yes. But not so fast… there are several caveats. For one, there is a limit to how much fat can be transferred at any one time and probably a limit on the […]



Posted on: March 24th, 2014 by Rod Zickler No Comments

  FAQS   #1     How soon can I get my surgery? Often we are able to schedule surgery dates as early as two weeks after the first consultation.  Of course, assuming that your health will permit this and assuming the dates available are compatible with your schedule.  For people with much longer surgeries where more […]


Your first visit to our office

Posted on: March 9th, 2014 by Rod Zickler No Comments

YOUR FIRST VISIT     Your first office visit is a chance for you to get to know our wonderful staff and to meet your doctor.  Dr Zickler will spend a great deal of time with you one on one.  We need to get some information from you about your desires and your goals.  We […]


Welcome !

Posted on: March 3rd, 2014 by Rod Zickler No Comments

Cosmetic Surgery Associates has just upgraded its website. This finally allows us to have photos and blogs. Please check back often as I hope to have the blog take on a life of its own. Please send in any topics you would like to see discussed in a blog format. I hope to keep the […]